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  • Field selected for Republican presidential debate

    CLEVELAND – Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has scored the top spot for Thursday night’s leadoff debate of the 2016 presidential race, joined by ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Fire forces California residents into shelters

    CLEAR LAKE, Calif. – As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wildfire threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to fle ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Mothers raise concern over restrained kids

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – A school resource officer placed two disabled elementary school students in handcuffs because they were acting out, causing physical ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Sandra Bland’s family sues state trooper, wants answers regarding her death

    HOUSTON – The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death la ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Fifth Planned Parenthood video released

    AUSTIN, Texas – An anti-abortion group has released its fifth undercover video alleging fetal organ sales that activists said was shot inside a Housto ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • State Senate OKs plan to spend $4.8B in federal funds

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers approved a plan Tuesday to direct almost $5 billion in federal funds to social service agencies after one advocate de ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Forecasters confirm tornado struck Lake County

    WOOD DALE – The National Weather Service said storms that moved through the Chicago area Sunday produced an EF-1 tornado.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Man fires gun near military facility in Mississippi

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Authorities searched Tuesday for a man who fired gunshots from a vehicle in the vicinity of soldiers at a military facility in M ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Man convicted in death of policeman

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge has returned a guilty verdict against a man accused in the shooting death of a Chicago police officer.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Sycamore e-cigarette businesses to receive same treatment as retailers selling traditional cigarettes

    SYCAMORE – Those planning to sell e-cigarettes and other vaping devices won’t get special treatment in Sycamore.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • DeKalb County Community Foundation kicks off program for youth Sunday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will host its annual Youth Engaged in Philanthrophy meet-and-greet from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at its offi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • District 428 board gives preliminary approval to proposed budget

    DeKALB – With almost no discussion, DeKalb School District 428 Board members gave preliminary approval to a proposed 2015-16 budget with a deficit of ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Judge rules Curl plea for relief can go forward in Keller murder

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge will allow convicted murderer William Curl to proceed with a last-ditch appeal effort.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Community members and DeKalb law enforcement gather at National Night Out

    DeKALB – The white smoke lofting into the living room where 6-year-old Joseph Brown sat represented something life-threatening that potentially could ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • DeKalb County, Potawatomi Nation tribe moving forward with casino plans

    DeKALB – After a seven-year hiatus, the county and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation tribe are moving ahead with a plan to bring a casino to DeKalb C ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:05 pm
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